Bead fragments (?)

Egyptian
Predynastic to Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 0–2
3100–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Kafr Ghattati, tomb 8

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2567

Medium or Technique

Stone?

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Four curved, brown fragments of a brown, having a layer of deep red on inner surface. Two of the pieces are very tiny and the two large pieces fit together. Perhaps part of a bead. Stored with objects from tomb 8; 24-11-681, 24-11-682, 24-11-721

Provenance

From Egypt, Kafr Ghattati tomb 8 [K.G.8]. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition